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Derby Day at The Meadow


  • May 5, 2018 | 4:00 pm

Saturday May 5 at The Meadow Event Park
4 -7 pm in Meadow Hall and Historic Barns
Presented by the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation and the
Secretariat Tourism Program at The Meadow Event Park

Come celebrate the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby and the 45th anniversary of Secretariat’s Triple Crown at the birthplace of the legendary champion!
Delicious Derby fare with a Virginia flair (catered by Jake’s Place of Ashland)
Meadow Mint Julep Tram Tours around the historic barns
Secretariat descendants Covert Action and Groundshaker
Four large screen TVs to watch races
Derby Hat contest on the veranda
The Meadow Champion Galleries, Triple Crown Room and Chenery Collection

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Proceeds will benefit the James River TRF and the Historic Barn Restoration at The Meadow Event Park